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and into the neighborhood. city crews tell us piles of large debris plugged up the culvert and the force of the flood water started washing away the earth between the culvert and the road. that's when the pavement collapsed on top of the utility lines. there could have been raw sue -- sewage running down the treat. >> it was a moving target. we saul the road had begun to dip, appeared to be failing. we called central sand. they were working on top of the failing road, and they worked very rapidly through the morning, and were able to get the line in before the road finally collapsed. reporter: this chest of drawers is among the debris that washed down the creek and plugged up the culvert. you can see logs, tree stumps and an assortment of garbage. the city still doesn't have an accurate read how many homes are affected but says the residents will probably by without water throughout the night. interestingly the same culvert was plugged and caused serious flooding in 1997. back livement you can see the hole in the ground. hey several utility crews out here trying to restore service and other crews are tryin
, abc7 news. >>> city crews in lafayette resume work this morning on a large hole on a street that may take days to fix. the sinkhole is on mountain view drive near mount diablo boulevard created by vol len creek interest yesterday's huge storm it began flowing into the neighborhood after piles of large debris clogged up the culvert washed await earth between culvert and the road when the road collapsed it snapped off a water service line, a sueage line and badly damaged a water main -- sewage line and badly damaged a water main. amy hollyfield will have a live report in the next half hour. >>> this morning road crews in santa cruz county assessing damage of a washed out road. this photo of vine hill road near camino vista the road is closed in both directions. manager says it is not clear how long it is going to take to repair the closure will be long term. two other rock sides on highway 17 yesterday morning were -- rock slides on highway 17 yesterday morning were cleared by afternoon. >>> middle school in fairfax suffered significant flooding. the school library was flooded and ther
the wind and rain. city crews work into the night cutting tree that toppled as a this tree started making cracking noises at 5:00 a.m. in front of rob porter's home. >> and then there was a large -- probably five minutes after the crack lig, a huge thud. >> in all the department of public works cleaned up the trees. it is real busy. >> this latest storm spared no neighborhood. it was snapped near moraga street. there was sig president cay -- significant street flooding. two large branches landed on one of the thoroughfares. and in city heights, a tree uprooted taking part of the street with it. a prius on the street was also damaged. >> you can replace a car, and some of the streets have been here 80 years. >> despite the loss of some trees, the city says thankfully there was little property damage and no injuries. although at this home, the family dog did come close to getting hurt. a large tree belonging to the house two doors down came crashing down on their backyard. >> i was thankful it didn't land on my dog. that would be tragic. i am glad he ran. he has big, long legs so he could r
of debris from drainage pipe that carry storm water to the lower level of the city. trying to prevent a large back that up could unleash a torrent of potentially destructive water. >> more than anything we have seen in the last 15 years. saturation levels in the hillside creating a lot of flow throughout the lower levels. >>reporter: nearby there has been a nagging flow of water through frank hererra sky light into the kitchen. >> call the contractor hope to get him over here next day to see what he has to say and hopefully they can order up a new part. the tarp is coming. before the next storm definitely. >>reporter: only kern boulevard they scrape out junk and the metal great id that goes that the station. >> gets full of grass and clean it tout make sure the pump able to run. >>reporter: the pump take all the run off from city streets and flush it into the bay. willow tree topple on hillside on valley view avenue. wasn't particularly big but the branches may have created a natural dam lead ing into a drain pipe. >> always looks better than a fallen down tree. they just recent
're discussing possible bond measures. >>> crews are making progress in repairing a large sinkhole on mountain view drive in lafayette. the city council also adopted an emergency declaration, establishing a $1 million budget to fix the road's drainage problem. that huge sinkhole opened up during that major storm last sunday. >>> the bart expansion in fremont has run into an unforeseen problem with birds, and it comes with a $5 million price tag. the crew has installed inflatable dancers, such as the ones found outside used car lots to discourage birds from nesting. >>> a judge heard arguments in a case that involves privacy rights and the first amendment. >> reporter: he's known as one of san francisco's most outspoken gay rights activists, but he had little to say today as he pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor disorderly conduct. >> it snaps of political retribution. >> reporter: he took this photo of scott wiener and blogged that he tried to photograph him at a urinal. >> we will be fighting this case. and i think that despite the fact that the photograph was taken, we're talking fundamentall
in repairing a large sinkhole on mountain view drive in  lafayette. the city council also adopted an emergency declaration, establishing a $1 million budget to fix the road's drainage problem. that huge sinkhole opened up during that major storm last sunday. >>> the bart expansion in fremont has run into an unforeseen problem with birds, and it comes with a $5 million price tag. the crew has installed inflatable dancers, such as the ones found outside used car lots to discourage birds from nesting. >>> a judge heard arguments in a case that involves privacy rights and the first amendment. >> reporter: he's known as one of san francisco's most outspoken gay rights activists, but he had little to say today as he pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor disorderly conduct. >> it snaps of political retribution. >> reporter: he took this photo of scott wiener and blogged that he tried to photograph him at a urinal. >> we will be fighting this case. and i think that despite the fact that the photograph was taken, we're talking fundamentally about a photograph of a gentleman at a sink. >> repor
foot high tsunami but no large wave paps tower camera in tokyo captured the entire city shaking there. there are reports of a few injuries but no major damage at this point. a tsunami warning has been lifted. some roads were closed and rail service temporary stopped for safety checks. >>> oakland police swat team surrounded an apartment complex late last night. warrants were being served. we have no other details right now but that swat activity ended about 2:00 this morning. no word of any arrests were made. >>> two san jose restaurants have a lot of cleaning up to do after a fire forced them to evacuate just before closing time last night. ktvu janine de la vega is in san jose to tell us if the restaurants are expected to be open today. >> reporter: firefighters told us they think the restaurants should be able to open but they are unsure just how much water damage is in there from them extinguishing the fire. these restaurants are in a strip mall in the evergreen area just before 9:30 last night. people inside started noticing smoke inside. both restaurants were evacuated and firef
aassumption. we don't know if the way the building is laid out it's a large building. so we're not sure if they secured the build sog i'm sure there are staircases they can we'll soon find out. >> david, we heard city college president tell us this is precaution nairy. there are reports of a gunman but no one spoke to that person. no one heard shots fired. so they're taking all precaution autos they are. this is a case where word can spread like wildfire. we know in this age of social media word can spread quickly. information can be inaccurate. and that is maybe the case in this situation. people started hearing this, that shots may have been fired we've been told by the president that no, no shots have been fired. you have to take this one step at a time. >> and this is a back drop given what happened in connecticut. this heightens concern and fear and response on this campus. do you have a sense how many police officers have descended on this campus?cl%p >> yes. it's both city college, police and san jose police. the metro unit patrolling and doingz=+รง a call for events are all on t
seen a dramatic drop in litter 0 around the city. san jose officials say their next goal is to eliminate polystyrene foam. they plan to present the city warmest to the city council in february to phase out foam boxes for large established starting in 2014 and small restaurants in 2015. >> the specific gun club may not be evicted after all the board of supervisors are expected to vote on the matter tomorrow. the city voted to of the to the club back in july after the estimated soil cleanup costs of the site would be $10.5 million. but during the eviction process, the club reached a deal for a month- to-month lease with the city. the gun club has been at this location for nearly 80 years. >> members of nasa's curiosity team are expected to give an update of its mission to mars today at noon. --the announcement will be delivered here in san francisco at the annual fall meeting of the american geophysical union. rumors about a big discovery began after curiosity's sciences was quoted as saying that a rover instrument responsible for finding inorganic compounds had gathered da
place today at the shelter in san jose. the event, relections, drew a -- reflections, drew a large crowd. 7,000 homeless people are on streets on any given night. housing is the only real solution he said. >> the city and the county are already spending more money on the homeless than it will take to put them into housing. we have to be smart enough to figure out how to squeeze that money out of the system. >> he presented materials with the annual life builder award for its work to end homelessness. >>> representatives of the arch dice sees held a -- diocese held a candlelight vigiller today. they prayed and -- candlelight vigil today. they prayed. police arrested 5 suspects in the case and 4 pleaded not guilty. the 5th is set for arraignment tomorrow. the sister is quoting theivism moved to the bay area -- the victim moved to the bay area in october. police say the victims and suspects were acquainted. >>> a san francisco police officer is facing a inquiry after a video showed up on facebook that shows him speeding through the broadway tunnel. we showed you the video yesterday. the tit
. >> it is a very large storm and there's a couple of components to this from kansas city and through des moines then bending back toward milwaukee, that's where the heaviest snow is right now. >> some of those first responders trained for a mass casualty event but certainly never expected to see one. >> you're numb. there is no emotion at that point. you don't fall apart until way later. >> did you fall apart? >> not yet. >> two chicago prisoners are still at large this morning after a daring escape. >> one of their relatives said they could be in paris by now. >> they're cunning, they're daring, and they pulled off something that nobody has pulled off in that jail for 30 years. >> >> i have a problem. >> like a rock? >> the speaker of the house is pushing for a vote on his own plan "b" today. >> if plan "b" doesn't work, they have to go to plan "c," and plan "c," as you know is just pray to end that thegod that the world does end friday. that's plan "c." that's why we're here. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. the house is set to vote today on spea
hole is feet from his door step. he points to the city's installation of a trash rack meant to keep debris from clogging the creek. the rains swept through and washed away little protection it offered. >> large log sections, branch sections. a lot of trash. even a chest of drawers. >> reporter: his curiosity pulled him from his office. >> i am always curious when water moves and soil moves. the debris that comes on the creeks on a heavy storm like that, you know something will happen. >> it is an ongoing thing. just like your backyard. got to clean your cleaves and the creeks are -- your leaves and the creeks are the same. >> mountain view road will be closed while crews rebuild the road and fix the huge hole. you can find live updates on the weather on your mobile device or go to www.ktvu.com. click on the storm watch tab. >>> change being made to the central subway project after criticism from residents. muni decided not to dig up a section of columbus avenue to remove huge drilling machines. some neighbors were against the idea and even filed a lawsuit. money says it will drill p
to you on the highway. >>> one of the bay area's largest countes is sending large shopping bags to pasture as the new year begins on tuesday and applies to alameda counties and all of the cities. they will note longer be able to give customers one-time use plastic bags. instead, pay a dime for each recyclable paper bag used and similar laws are already in affect in san jose, san francisco and dozens of other california cities and counties. and since its ban took affect, the number of plastic bags littering city streets went down 59%. >> who counsels that stuff? >> i don't know. >>> 58%. 50million experience. >>> some local transis a -- transit agencies are offering free rides for those people wanting free rides tomorrow night. >> and? san francisco, fireworks will go off along the embarcadero. and they have free rides at 11:00 p.m. with later service only for southbound trains and muni will offer free rides with some lines running later than usual and for partiers in sill cop valley, all vta light bus and light rail is free between 7:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m. and there will be exte
. >>> crews are making progress in repairing a large sink hole that was 15 feet deep on mountain view drive in lafayette. they built a channel overnight to allow storm water to properly flow from that hole. the city council also adopted an emergency declaration establishing a $1 million budget to fix the road's drainage problem. the huge sink hole opened up during last subd's heavy downpours. >>> the chp says a person found dead along a rural road in fairfield was apparently hit by a car. officers say about 8:30 this morning someone called to report a body on peabody road. the chp interviewed a person who they think was the driver and say that person is being cooperative. investigators say the accident probably happened in the middle of the night. >>> the highway patrol says speed and wet roads led to a dramatic rolloveraccident in livermore this afternoon. the driver told officer she lost control of her pickup on westbound 580 after hitting some standing water. the vehicle flipped over the median before landing on the eastbound side of the highway. the driver only suffered minor injurys an
for several minutes. now, a coastal city did report a three-foot high tsunami. but no large waves. there have been several aftershocks. a couple of 5.0 tremors as well. >>> a man suffered serious injuries after surning around 30 feet after the oakland raider game. christien kafton is live at the coliseum and has been getting reaction from fans and has new information. >> reporter: we have new information, whether this individual fell or jumped. right now, oakland police are treating this as an accidental fall. let's show you the seen. we do know that that fan fell from -- we do know the fan fell from the third level of that concourse down to the lower level here. we've also learned the fall was on the outside of the stadium. so you are looking at the exact areaor the exact type of fall that individual would have taken. that's somewhere between 30 to 50 feet. oakland police told me that they estimated -- estimated that fall between 0 feet. he fell during the -- during the raiders and broncos' game. there were some conflicting reports over this, whether this individual jumped or fell. that inci
that we are working on it and the center-sent me an e- mail--centimeter and evil and th city center supervisor city supervisors, ciy workers and setting out in else. >> reporter: thank you. >> catherine: also a large tree branches that fell onto a san francisco gas stationit happened on portrero and 17th streets over the weekend. the awning of the 76 station was knocked over. no one was hurt. we have some weather photos sent in by viewers. elaine eng sent us this photo showing flooding on 280 this morning near the foothill exit. and jonathan miranda send this photo showing storm damage at a san francisco gas station a tree branch came crashing storm if you have pictures you want to share with us, send them to breaking-news-at- kron-four.com. stay with kron-4 as we continue to track the wet weather and storm damage. for the latest updates - check out our website - kron4.com, and our facebook and twitter pages. >> catherine: in other bay area news. 15 homes in mill valley are still without water tonight. that's after a water main broke, flooding marin avenue. kron 4's reggie kumar tel
after a storm on december 2nd eroded a large portion of the road. >>> track every storm any time with live doppler 7 hd at abc7news.com. >>> 5:35. san jose police investigating that city's 44th homicide of the year. that's the most in that city in more than 20 years. a teenager was killed in a quiet san jose neighborhood yesterday afternoon. the victim is thought to be 18-years-old. he may have been stabbed in the neck. his truck was found on fairhaven drive 3:30 yesterday after the vehicle jumped the curb and landed on the sidewalk. he somehow ended up in the street where he was pronounced dead. a neighbor heard men arguing loudly. >> heard arguing that was it i heard that earlier then i have dogs, dogs started barking and we stayed in. i hear something that's it. >> an autopsy will be performed to determine how the man die. so far he has not been identified. >>> authorities in portland, oregon have identified the gunman in the mall shooting that ended with the deaths of three, including that shooter. they have not released his name. police and witnesses say the gunman was weari
24 last year. the city has seen a decrease in the number of other violent crimes, like attempted murder and assault. a detective says the drop is largely due to richmond's increased police force. the department has again from 40 officers to 190 in recent years. >>> 5:57. next, can lawmakers broker an 11th hour deal to keep the country from falling off the fiscal cliff? important meetings set to begin in hours. >>> vodka bottle credited with thwarting this stick-up tempt. we'll show you the dramatic video. >>> and michael finney gives your new year's resolution to drop weight a jumpstart. we'll put >>> last day of 2012, good morning i'm katie marzullo in for eric thomas. >>> and i'm kristen sze. clear, beautiful weather. >>> check it out right here, boom, that is clear, no radar returns no rain, the only thing you are going to find is a little frost on the ground this morning because of the chilly temperatures. a few high clouds from time to time, definitely a bright day. off to a chilly start around the bay 34 to 44, 44 in san francisco, the warm spot. by noon, [ inaudible ]
the north bay and oakland, hayward, redwood city, the san mateo coast and by 10:00, the eastern and southern portions of the bay. by midnight, it will be largely self of the golden gate. it will be diving down to the south with reveron showers and 54 clock. by the time we head out tomorrow is going to be dry. we will also see the clouds decreasing. here is what we can accep expect-rainfall totals will be less than one-half inch but nearly 1 in. near the coast. local snow levels are going to fall but when that happens there is the possibility of a light dusting in the north bay hills. as for the sierras, some snowfall and early tomorrow. lingering flurries and mostly sunny conditions by monday. they look at your extended forecast. dry saturday and also drier on sunday with the chances of showers in the north bay. dry on tuesday with another chance for the entire-bay area on wednesday. >> catherine: the bay area's favorite way to ring in the new year. is always with kron 4. parties - and of course fireworks. i'll be hosting along with gary radnich. kron 4's new year's live. starts at 11-30 on
, keep the creeks clear of garbage and when they do see garbage piling up to give city officials a call and this situation they say was just too late. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> road crews will be out today trying to make sure they are repairing a large pothole on highway 4 in pittsburg and that repair work is holding. the gave flat tires to drivers yesterday morning. at one point there was a line of cars with flats from that pothole. one driver told us, 25 cars were waiting to get fix. >>> people in live in a vallejo mobile home park are back home this morning. under water as a creek overflowed. there were whitewater rapids through the middle of that park forcing residents to move to higher ground. this morning the water receded things are still muddy. no injuries. the storm watch continues here, stay with you can track the rainy time with live doppler 7 hd at abc7news.com. >>> bart says its computer system should be up and running normally this morning following a power outage that shutdown the system twice, knocking out bart's main system yesterday some were stranded an hour befo
although the city is 267 southwest from the epicenter. you can see high-rise buildings swaying there. the quake rattled many nerves of course. one quake reported a three foot high tsunami but no large waves. the tsunami warning has been lifted. rail service was temporarily stopped for safety checks. >>> time now 6:02. a lot of questions right now after a man fell 30 feet during last nights raiders game. ktvu christien kafton is live outside the coliseum. what are police saying? >> reporter: there are a lot of discrepancies in this story. take a look here we're now at the raider store just across from the coliseum. a lot of questions about this fan who survived. either jumping or accidentally falling from the third deck to the lower concourse below. estimated 30-50 feet. that fan fell during last nights raiders-broncos game. emt, police, and sheriffs deputies were on scene. they were able to respond quickly. there are conflicting reports whether that fan fell or jumped. they say it's a very long drop from that third level down to the lower concourse and recall incidents like this have
as a replacement. >>> they ignored warnings that a large hurricane could hit the big apple. a 2,006 report said it was a question of time before hurricane came and flooded the system and caused wide outages in new york city. those warnings went unheeded due to concerns about budget cuts and the likelihood of such a storm. hurricane sandy is the second costliest disaster in u.s. history. >>> they had the first hack-a-thon. they worked on ideas yesterday afternoon. the goal was to create fun and practical apps using public information available through county records. >> we have seen interesting ideas around restaurant inspections. and we have seen ideas around places like parks. parks and rec information was interesting to people. >>> the grand prize winners made an app called book it and they took home a $3,000 prize. >>> there appears to and growing backlash against the new logo for the university of california system. more than 25,000 people have signed an on line petition at change.org to review the new design which made its debut friday. some say it is undignified. the new design is not rep
documented a connection between doctors and overdoses involving objection city cotton and vicodin and other narcotics. >>> we have a recall to tell you about involving 30,000 motorcycle helmets. they are recalling large, extra large, and double extra large helmets. the company says they plan to fix the design immediately. >>> in case you have a package to mail, the post office will be open on new years eve. most will shorten retail lobby hours and close at noon. regular mail delivery will not be delivered. only express mail will be delivered that day. >>> expect major traffic delaws as you head up the sierra. >>> while we slept frigid temperatures slipped into the bay area. coming up how cold it is outside your door right now and what you can expect for the afternoon coming up. >>> if you are grabbing a cup of coffee you have to check this out. who says you can't snow board and still be in diapers. this toddler has been on the slopes building his skills. he's only 18 months old. he's just a little too young for the olympics in 2014. his family is most lick lie pretty proud of him already. >
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